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the nameless poem

October 20, 2012
By theshadowofanobody GOLD, Belle Mead, New Jersey
theshadowofanobody GOLD, Belle Mead, New Jersey
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headphones plugged in
something on the tip of my tongue
but i forgot it...
so i simply lean back
and they ask me
'what have you done in your fourteen years of life?'
i say something
but i can't hear myself
press the pause button
figure this out?
but i can't. i just keep on living
wouldn't it be nice
if i didn't have a name
went by a million names
no one would know me
and i wouldn't even know myself
but the song's ending
i sit up
just leave it be
headphones unplugged
bathing in the glow of the computer screen

The author's comments:
'Chasing Cars' by Snow Patrol
'The Scientist' by Coldplay
They taste like starlight.

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